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Reality Asserts Itself - Andy Shallal

March 28, 2014
Mr. Shallal says at the local level is where you can make a change. It’s very hard to expect change on the national level.

Al Qaeda, Saudi Arabia and the Collapsing Free Syrian Army

December 13, 2013

Omar Dahi tells Paul Jay that there is widespread belief among many Syrians that Geneva II is going to be a way to preserve the Syrian state and create a front for fighting al-Qaeda

Reality Asserts Itself - Rania Masri

September 19, 2013
Paul Jay talks to peace activist and environmentalist Rania Masri about her journey – from Bahrain to North Carolina, from scientist to global activist

Understanding the Players in Syria

September 3, 2013

After a recent visit to Syria, Patrick Cockburn describes the pluralistic, militant groups that make up the “failed opposition” in Syria and provides the brutal truth about the history of Syrian President Assad

Any Attack on Syria Would Be Illegal, Increase Sectarianism in Middle East

August 29, 2013

Vijay Prashad: Possible missile strike against Syria has been a part of the West’s game plan since 1979 to weaken Iran for its independent path, but US military intervention will increase sectarianism in the region and disrupt fragile peace in Lebanon

Syria: Sectarian War or Class War

April 28, 2011
Bassam Haddad: Resignations of Ba’ath members not yet at senior levels, repression will continue